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Oscar R. Knutson, Associate Justice 1948-1962, Chief Justice 1962-1973


Minnesota Supreme Court 1960-61

William P. Murphy, Thomas F. Gallagher, Oscar R. Knutson, Roger L. Dell, Martin A. Nelson, Frank T. Gallagher, Lee Loevinger

Minnesota Supreme Court 1960-61

Image credit: Minnesota Supreme Court, [1960-61], courtesy Minnesota Historical Society, FM6.34 r1,

Minnesota Supreme Court, 1962

left to right: James C. Otis, Martin A. Nelson, Thomas Gallagher, Oscar R. Knutson, Frank T. Gallagher, William P. Murphy, Walter Rogosheske

court group photo 1962

Image credit: Supreme Court, 1962, courtesy Minnesota Historical Society,FM6.34 p16,

The court in 1953

The court as constituted July 16, 1953. Justice Dell was appointed to replace the departing Chief Justice Loring and Martin A Nelson was appointed as a new Associate Justice.

L-R: Ted Christianson, Frank Gallagher, Thomas Gallagher, Roger Dell, Leroy Mattson, Oscar R. Knutson, Martin Nelson

Supreme Court in 1953, Nine men in black robes sitting in a row in front of columns